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Que a categoria em ENGLISH - PRONUNCIATION
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English - Pronunciation

* enPR: hĕlp, IPA(key): /hɛlp/

Que a categoria em ENGLISH - ETYMOLOGY 1
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English - Etymology 1

From Middle English, from Old English _help_ (“help, aid, assistance, relief”), from Proto-Germanic _*helpō_ (“help”), _*hilpiz_, _*hulpiz_, from Proto-Indo-European _*ḱelb-_, _*ḱelp-_ (“to help”). Cognate with West Frisian _help_ (“help”), Dutch _hulp_ (“help”), Low German _Hülp_ (“help”), Swedish _hjälpa_ (“to help”), German _Hilfe_ (“help, aid, assistance”), Danish _hjælp_ (“help”), Norwegian _hjelp_ (“help”). NOUN HELP (_usually uncountable_, _plural_ HELPS) * (uncountable) Action given to provide assistance; aid. _I need some HELP with my homework._ * (usually uncountable) Something or someone which provides assistance with a task. _He was a great HELP to me when I was moving house._ _I've printed out a list of math HELPS._ * Documentation provided with computer software, etc. and accessed using the computer. _I can't find anything in the HELP about rotating an image._ * (usually uncountable) One or more people employed to help in the maintenance of a house or the operation of a farm or enterprise. _The HELP is coming round this morning to clean._ _Most of the hired HELP is seasonal, for the harvest._ * (uncountable, euphemistic) Correction of deficits, as by psychological counseling or medication or social support or remedial training. _His suicide attempts were a cry for HELP._ _He really needs HELP in handling customer complaints._ _"He's a real road-rager." / "Yup, he really needs HELP, maybe anger management."_ USAGE NOTES The sense "people employed to help in the maintenance of a house" is usually an uncountable mass noun. A countable form - "_a hired help_", "_two hired helps_" - is attested, but now less common. QUOTATIONS For usage examples of this term, see the citations page. SYNONYMS * (action given to provide assistance): aid, assistance * (person or persons who provide assistance): * (person employed to help in the maintenance of a house): DERIVED TERMS TRANSLATIONS

From Middle English, from Old English help (help, aid, assistance, relief), from Proto-Germanic *helpō (help), *hilpiz, *hulpiz, from Proto-Indo-European *ḱelb-, *ḱelp- (to help). Cognate with West Frisian help (help), Dutch hulp (help), Low German Hülp (help), Swedish hjälpa (to help), German Hilfe (help, aid, assistance), Danish hjælp (help), Norwegian hjelp (help).

Noun

help (usually uncountable, plural helps)

  1. (uncountable) Action given to provide assistance; aid.
    I need some help with my homework.
  2. (usually uncountable) Something or someone which provides assistance with a task.
    He was a great help to me when I was moving house.
    I've printed out a list of math helps.
  3. Documentation provided with computer software, etc. and accessed using the computer.
    I can't find anything in the help about rotating an image.
  4. (usually uncountable) One or more people employed to help in the maintenance of a house or the operation of a farm or enterprise.
    The help is coming round this morning to clean.
    Most of the hired help is seasonal, for the harvest.
  5. (uncountable, euphemistic) Correction of deficits, as by psychological counseling or medication or social support or remedial training.
    His suicide attempts were a cry for help.
    He really needs help in handling customer complaints.
    "He's a real road-rager." / "Yup, he really needs help, maybe anger management."
Usage notes

The sense "people employed to help in the maintenance of a house" is usually an uncountable mass noun. A countable form - "a hired help", "two hired helps" - is attested, but now less common.

Quotations

For usage examples of this term, see the citations page.

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Que a categoria em ENGLISH - ETYMOLOGY 2
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English - Etymology 2

From Middle English _helpen_, from Old English _helpan_ (“to help, aid, assist, benefit, relieve, cure”), from Proto-Germanic _*helpaną_ (“to help”), from Proto-Indo-European _*ḱelb-_, _*ḱelp-_ (“to help”). Cognate with West Frisian _helpe_ (“to help”), Dutch _helpen_ (“to help”), Low German _hölpen_ (“to help”), German _helfen_ (“to help”), Danish _hjælpe_ (“to help”), Norwegian _hjelpe_ (“to help”). VERB HELP (_third-person singular simple present_ HELPS, _present participle_ HELPING, _simple past_ HELPED _or_ (archaic) HOLP, _past participle_ HELPED _or_ (archaic) HOLPEN) * (transitive) To provide assistance to (someone or something). _He HELPED his grandfather cook breakfast._ * (transitive) To contribute in some way to. _The white paint on the walls HELPS make the room look brighter._ _If you want to get a job, it HELPS to have some prior experience._ * (intransitive) To provide assistance. _She was struggling with the groceries, so I offered to HELP._ _Please, HELP!_ * (transitive) To avoid; to prevent; to refrain from; to restrain (oneself). Usually used in nonassertive contexts with _can_. _We couldn’t HELP noticing that you were late._ _We couldn’t HELP but notice that you were late._ _She’s trying not to smile, but she can’t HELP herself._ _Can I HELP it if I'm so beautiful?_ _Can I HELP it that I fell in love with you?_ _Are they going to beat us? Not if I can HELP_ it! USAGE NOTES * Use 3 is often used in the imperative mood as a call for assistance. * In uses 1, 2 and 3, this is a catenative verb that takes the _to infinitive_. It can also take the bare infinitive with no change in meaning. * In use 4, can't help is a catenative verb that takes the _gerund (-ing)_ or, with but, the bare infinitive. * For more information, see Appendix:English catenative verbs SYNONYMS * (provide assistance to): aid, assist, come to the aid of, help out * (contribute in some way to): contribute to * (provide assistance): assist DERIVED TERMS * a spoonful of sugar helps the medicine go down * can't help * helper * helping * help oneself * help out TRANSLATIONS STATISTICS

From Middle English helpen, from Old English helpan (to help, aid, assist, benefit, relieve, cure), from Proto-Germanic *helpaną (to help), from Proto-Indo-European *ḱelb-, *ḱelp- (to help). Cognate with West Frisian helpe (to help), Dutch helpen (to help), Low German hölpen (to help), German helfen (to help), Danish hjælpe (to help), Norwegian hjelpe (to help).

Verb

help (third-person singular simple present helps, present participle helping, simple past helped or (archaic) holp, past participle helped or (archaic) holpen)

  1. (transitive) To provide assistance to (someone or something).
    He helped his grandfather cook breakfast.
  2. (transitive) To contribute in some way to.
    The white paint on the walls helps make the room look brighter.
    If you want to get a job, it helps to have some prior experience.
  3. (intransitive) To provide assistance.
    She was struggling with the groceries, so I offered to help.
    Please, help!
  4. (transitive) To avoid; to prevent; to refrain from; to restrain (oneself). Usually used in nonassertive contexts with can.
    We couldn’t help noticing that you were late.
    We couldn’t help but notice that you were late.
    She’s trying not to smile, but she can’t help herself.
    Can I help it if I'm so beautiful?
    Can I help it that I fell in love with you?
    Are they going to beat us? Not if I can help it!
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Que a categoria em AFRIKAANS - ETYMOLOGY
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Afrikaans - Etymology

From Dutch _helpen_.

From Dutch helpen.

Que a categoria em AFRIKAANS - VERB
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Afrikaans - Verb

HELP (_present_ HELP, _present participle_ HELPENDE, _past participle_ GEHELP) * to help

help (present help, present participle helpende, past participle gehelp)

  1. to help

Que a categoria em DUTCH - PRONUNCIATION
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Dutch - Pronunciation

* Rhymes: -ɛlp

  • Rhymes: -ɛlp

Que a categoria em DUTCH - VERB
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Dutch - Verb

HELP * first-person singular present indicative of _helpen_ * imperative of _helpen_

help

  1. first-person singular present indicative of helpen
  2. imperative of helpen

Que a categoria em OLD ENGLISH - ETYMOLOGY
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Old English - Etymology

From Proto-Germanic _*helpō_.

From Proto-Germanic *helpō.

Que a categoria em OLD ENGLISH - NOUN
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Old English - Noun

HELP f * help

help f

  1. help

Que a categoria em WELSH - ETYMOLOGY
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Welsh - Etymology

Borrowing from English _help_.

Borrowing from English help.

Que a categoria em WELSH - PRONUNCIATION
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Welsh - Pronunciation

* IPA(key): /hɛlp/

  • IPA(key): /hɛlp/

Que a categoria em WELSH - NOUN
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Welsh - Noun

HELP m * help, aid SYNONYMS * cymorth * cynhorthwy

help m

  1. help, aid

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